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World Book Day also known as World Book Day and Copyright Day is an event organized by UNESCOUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ).

It was first celebrated on 23rd April 1995.

23rd April is a symbolic date in the world of literature, as it is the death anniversary of the great William Shakespeare and other prominent authors. 

Hence UNESCO ( United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)   this date as World Book Day to pay tribute to these authors.

Many countries celebrate World Book day on different days as well.

This day is celebrated to promote the enjoyment of reading books and also it is dedicated to authors, publishers, and distributors to acknowledge their contribution.

On this occasion, UNESCO and other international organizations select the " World Book Capital " for a year.

World Book Capital for the year 2022 is The Mexican city of Guadalajara.

World Book Day aims to promote creativity, diversity, and equal access to Knowledge, through a wide range of books. 

It is the time to celebrate the importance of reading, foster reading habits in young children, and promote a lifelong love for literature.


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